OCTOBER FLOWER OF THE MONTH
Marigolds traditionally symbolized despair and grief over a loved one. It may be surprising that such a cheerful flower is associated with the dead. However, for many cultures, its those neon-bright orange and yellow hues that represent the sunrays or light paths that guide their dearly departed. The bright orange and yellow hues representing the beauty and warmth of the rising Sun, and its power to resurrect. Today, we often focus more on sunny colors of the marigold, representing optimism and prosperity.
MORE FLOWER MEANINGS
Symbolic of wealth, prosperity and fortune. It is also the flower of friendship.
Symbolic of splendid beauty. It is also used to indicate worth beyond beauty.
Symbolizes hospitality. It is also used to indicate happiness and abundance.
Symbolizes patience. It is also indicative of a love of variety. It also symbolizes elegance and daintiness.
Bells of Ireland
Symbolizes good luck - sure to bring the recipient good fortune!
Birds of Paradise
Symbolic of joyfulness. It also symbolizes magnificence. It can also be used to indicate exciting and wonderful anticipation.
Symbolic of truth.
Symbolic of endurance.
Symbolizes magnificence and beauty.
Symbolize fascination & love. Special colors are symbolic as well: Red: Deep love & affection Pink: A Mother's undying love Purple: Capriciousness White: Sweet & lovely. Innocence. Pure love. Good luck. Chrysanthemum (or Mum) Symbolic of fidelity, optimism, joy and long life. Special colors are symbolic as well: Red: Love, Good luck & best wishes White: Truth Yellow: Slighted love
Symbolic of honesty & truth.
Conveys innocence, loyal love, and purity. It's also said to represent keeping a secret between friends.
Symbolizes big-heartedness, fun, lightness and levity.
Symbolizes innocence and thoughtfulness.
Symbolizes purity and sweetness. They indicate secret love.
Specifically convey cheerfulness.
Symbolizes strength of character, faithfulness and honor.
Often used to express a thank you for understanding and other deeper, heartfelt emotions.
Symbolizes purity and refined beauty. Special colors are symbolic as well: White: modesty and virginity Orange: passion Yellow: gaiety
Symbolize passion and creativity.
Symbollic of love, beauty, refinement and wisdom.
Symbolic of a thoughtfullness, rememberance and togetherness.
Symbolic of your desire to spend time with someone because you find their company soothing and peaceful.
Symbolic of love. Special colors are symbolic as well: Coral: desire Lavender: love at first sight Pink: thank you, admiration, gentleness, grace, gladness, joy and sweetness Red: love, respect, courage, passion White: purity, secresy, silence innocence and charm Yellow: joy, gladness, friendship and "I Care"
Symbolizes graciousness and strength.
Symbolic of remembrance. It also symbolizes sympathy and success.
Symbolic of pure thoughts, adoration & dedication.
Signify a declaration of love.
Meanings including thoughts of friends, endurance, daily remembrance, goodness and lasting affection.